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Can't write DVD's on LG GSA-H42N rewriter

On LG GSA-H42N DVD rewriter I cant write dvd's On My Computer it shows DVD RAM , and on trying to burn files says files are missing / Which files and where or how do I get them?-

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Hi ruthgirl
plz disable system restor and do a full virus scan by updating your anti-viruses in safe mode.
Then reinstall the burning software.
Plz feel free to write about your findings

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